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Escape By Night


Published 1937
Topics drama, crime


You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.


Run time 1:04:26
Production Company Republic Pictures Corporation
Audio/Visual sound, color


Reviews

Reviewer: Futuristfood - - March 19, 2013
Subject: really fun and entertaining...
i love the dog "bill" i laughed out loud a few times... really good..
Reviewer: WINSTON SMITH3353 - - March 19, 2013
Subject: Excellent Film!
Reminds me of the best of Frank Capra's work. Good print and sound. One of my favorites on IA.
Thanks IA! Great find!
Reviewer: katperrr - - September 12, 2012
Subject: Escape by Night
Plain Entertainment; what I look for in a movie and this had all the ingredients.
Reviewer: VEROTIKAA - - April 13, 2012
Subject: VEROTIKAA SORRY ABOUT ALL CAPS MY SON BROKE CAPLOCK BUTTUN MUST FIX LOL.
YOU KNOW I REALLY LOVED THIS MOVIE IM 32 AND I ENJOYED EVERY SECOND OF IT, THE THING IS OR RATHER MY POINT IS THAT ITS A MOVIE THAT CAN BE ENJOYED BY YOUNG AND OLD AND IN BETWEEN ALIKE,ITS SIMPLE ITS HEARTWARMING BUT NOT IN A GOOFY SAPPY WAY ITS LIKE WELL WOULD'NT WE ALL AT SOME POINT LIKE A NEW LEASE ON LIFE? WELL THIS IS ONE OF THOSE STORIES THAT CHAMPION THOSE IDEALS THE PRINCIPLE THAT GIVEN THE CHANCE A PERSON EVEN SOMEONE WHO HAS MADE WRONG CHOICES CAN BE A GOOD PERSON AND CAN CHANGE I LOVE IT EVERYONE SHOULD WATCH IT IT CARRIES A DONT JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER MESSAGE A
MESSAGE OF TOLERANCE TOWARDS OTHERS I LOVE IT
Reviewer: Jonnie King - - March 23, 2011
Subject: Good Movie...Worth Watching !
Nice film, solid B-Cast. Dean Jagger, Ward Bond, Anne Nagel...and, who could forget: BILL THE DOG !

I first remember seeing Anne Nagel in "The Green Hornet" Serial, "Black Friday", and "The Invisible Woman", and watched for her in other B-Flicks. I liked her very much. She was always good, had a great voice & pretty eyes...and died way too young,at the age of 50 from liver cancer.

This film could have been trimmed a bit, especially the "love" scenes, to tighten it up a notch. But still well worth your time.
Reviewer: learning richard - - December 14, 2010
Subject: cute mob flick awesome dog
What a great moral play. Not at all what I expected. This is one I'll share with my daughter. The scene with the dog tending to the chicks and carrying the wayward one back to the fold is to die for. Watching these hardboiled mugs transform into good guys and gal makes this film unique in its genre and like I said a contextual lesson for your youngsters under 10. Enjoy this mercifully short and unique pre wwii find!
Reviewer: NightRelic - - October 17, 2010
Subject: Criminals you can take home to Mom
ust don't let them fix the tractor.

This was a fun film. They make you believe this could happen because the obs the crooks take on fit their characters.

Bill steals the show.
Reviewer: Budro - - July 17, 2009
Subject: Corny!
I guess I'm just an old cornball because I enjoy these old B-movies. This one was especially entertaining. Jo was very good and played her transformation in a believable manner. All in all, worth watching.
Reviewer: malary - - February 1, 2009
Subject: Good Movie
Very nice movie; good storyline and the actors are great. The dog in this film is very well trained and a joy to watch. One of the best 'mob' films I've ever seen.
Reviewer: b11761500s - - April 12, 2006
Subject: Not bad
One of the better 1930 era films. Easy to watch and it moves along. Well acted although the plot is tried and true. Gets my vote.
Reviewer: Donavan Blue - - November 27, 2005
Subject: Gangsters on the Farm
Dean Jagger follows the tradition of Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson, playing a gangster before moving to good-guy roles. For anyone who has spent just a little time on a farm, the transformation of SOME of the gangsters is very believable. The surprise ending begins to worry the viewer, but the end of the end is quite satisfying. And the dog survives.
Reviewer: kareneliot - - October 29, 2005
Subject: Worth watching.
Very enjoyable and entertaining film. I expect to watch it for a second time.
Reviewer: Jah Gussi - - March 10, 2005
Subject: gmm
gmm
Reviewer: TakerOfFlights - - February 26, 2005
Subject: Crooks are reformed by clean country air
A gang on the run hides out in a farmhouse where they pose as summer boarders. They eventually discover the joys of hard work, and turn their backs on their lives of crime. Romance blooms. Trouble comes when the boss of their gang tries to sabotage their new lives in an effort to get them back into the gang.

This movie has typical B movie acting. The leading man is particularly wooden. All in all it's a pretty dull picture. Nice scenes of rural California though.
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